Calabria Festivals

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Palmi Festival
Palmi Festival

This is a partial list of local festivals, fairs and costumed events. To verify the exact dates, please contact the local tourist board.

  • Bagnara: Swordfish Festival (July).
  • Caccuri: Easter Procession (Good Friday).
  • Calanna: Festival of Madonna del Rosario (first Sunday in October).
  • Camigliatello Silano: Wild Mushroom Festival (October).
  • Catanzaro: Easter Procession (Good Friday).
  • Caulonia Marina: Caracolo Historical Procession (Good Friday).
  • Celico: Living Nativity Scene (December).
  • Corigliano Calabro: Orange Festival and Procession (January).
    St. Francis of Paola Day Festivities (April).
  • Cutro: Crucifixion Procession (May).
  • Diamante: Saint’s Day Festivities (December).
  • Girifalco: St. Rocco Festivities (August).
  • Joppolo: St. Sixtus Festivities (August).
  • Laino Borgo: Ancient Easter Procession (Good Friday).
  • Laureana di Borrello: Madonna del Carmine Festivities (third Sunday in July).
  • Maida: St. Francis of Paola Day Festivities (first Sunday in July).
  • Montalto Uffugo: Easter Procession (Good Friday).
  • Lido di Palmi: Maritime Procession of the Madonna (August).
  • Praia a Mare: Festival of Madonna della Grotta (August).
  • San Basile: Albanian Folklore Festival (Tuesday after Pentecost).

  • San Giovanni in Fiore: Easter Procession (Good Friday).
  • Seminara: Parade of the Faithful and the Tambourine Players (August).
  • Soverato Superiore: Eggplant Festival (September).
  • Spilinga: Sausage Festival (August).
  • Torre di Ruggiero: Festival of Madonna delle Grazie (September).
  • Capo Vaticano (from Santa Maria to Santa Domenica): Procession of Boats and Swimmers (August).
Riace Festival
Riace Festival
  • Vibo Valentia (church of the Modonella): Pasta Festival (July).
  • Villaggio Mancuso: Calabrian Folklore Festival (September).